Origin of exaggeration
OTHER WORDS FROM exaggerationnon·ex·ag·ger·a·tion, nouno·ver·ex·ag·ger·a·tion, nounself-ex·ag·ger·a·tion, noun
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How to use exaggeration in a sentence
It’s not an exaggeration to say decisions made today could affect the planet for thousands of years.
This was clearly the most important announcement since RankBrain and no exaggeration — and not just for the world of web search.
We are regressing at the worst possible time for us to do so, and it’s not an exaggeration to say that thousands of lives hang in the balance — the lives of mothers, fathers, sons and daughters who could easily fall.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that Thompson created Georgetown basketball — and Big East basketball — as we know it.John Thompson’s Unapologetic Blackness Changed College Basketball|Santul Nerkar|September 1, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It’s no exaggeration to say that WeChat changed my father’s life.The human cost of a WeChat ban: severing a hundred million ties|Karen Hao|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
And this big box that encloses him is only an exaggeration of his regular nerd-dandy clothes.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No exaggeration, Ronaldo is one of the two best footballers in the world.Why It’s Still OK to Hate Sexy Bastard Cristiano Ronaldo After He Saved Team USA|Emily Shire|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exaggeration and hyperbole are constant campaign companions, as useful and expected as hammers and saws on a construction site.
It is no exaggeration to say that the way society deals with drugs is shifting more quickly than ever before.
Wolf is about the American Dream gone haywire, so exaggeration is the name of the game.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any exaggeration into which a feeling of indignation happens to betray the accuser is instantly pounced upon.Children's Ways|James Sully
His last night's jealous speculations touching a man he did not know had leastways led him into no exaggeration.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Amplification, declamation, and exaggeration were at all times the faults of the Greeks, excepting Demosthenes and Aristotle.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Travellers speak of the speed of the bullet in describing their running—doubtless with some exaggeration.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
The enthusiasm of the poet leads him into exaggeration whenever he comes to a wonder of Provence.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer